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Over 50 Islamic State militants killed by U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria’s Baghouz

Over 50 Islamic State militants killed by U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria’s Baghouz

E-Kurd - 2019-03-29 09:46
BEIRUT,— At least 50 Islamic State IS militants were killed Thursday by U.S.-led airstrikes on a caves area in eastern Syria, a war monitor reported. The air raids targeted the caves in the Baghouz, the last IS redoubt in the eastern countryside of Deir ...
Over 50 Islamic State militants killed by U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria’s Baghouz - E-Kurd

Over 50 Syrian Government Forces, Allies Killed, Injured by Jihadists

BAS News - 2019-04-27 23:32
ERBIL - Over 50 Syrian government forces and allied fighters were either killed or injured in two separate attacks carried out by two jihadist groups early on Saturday, a monitor said. According to a statement by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, ...

Islamic State attacks Syrian army, allies, killing dozens: monitor

E-Kurd - 2019-04-20 14:19
BEIRUT,— Islamic State attacks on the Syrian army and allied militias in central Syria have killed 35 soldiers over two days, a war monitor said early on Saturday. Although Islamic State lost its last territorial enclave in Syria at Baghouz near the Iraq ...

Three health centers which work for free opened in the western countryside of Raqa

SDF Press - 2019-04-17 00:52
Raqa – The Health Committee of the civil council of Raqa opened three health centers in the western countryside of Raqa, in Abu Qubayeh, Kadiran and Qahtaniyah. A delegation from the health committee, the council of martyrs families, the office of handica ...

Syrian Kurds hand over 200 Islamic State militants to Iraq: source

E-Kurd - 2019-04-13 19:23
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi security forces received Friday a batch of 200 Islamic State (IS) militants captured by the U.S.-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in neighboring Syria, a security source said. “Iraqi security forces have received 200 IS m ...

U.S.-backed fighters clash with IS militants in eastern Syria

Washington Times - 2019-04-03 06:09
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-backed Syrian fighters are battling the Islamic State group in eastern Syria 10 days after declaring victory over the extremists, an official with the Kurdish-led force said Tuesday. Mustafa Bali, a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic ...

Syrian Kurdish-led forces clash with Islamic State militants in eastern Syria

E-Kurd - 2019-04-02 20:21
BEIRUT,— U.S.-backed Kurdish-led Syrian fighters are battling the Islamic State group in eastern Syria 10 days after declaring victory over the extremists, an official with the Kurdish force said Tuesday. Mustafa Bali, a spokesman for the Syrian Democrat ...

Five IS Militants Killed in Salahaddin

BAS News - 2019-03-29 22:13
ERBIL - A dangerous Islamic State (IS) leader alongside four of his abides have been killed in the Iraqi province of Salahaddin, pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias said on Friday. Shafaq News cited the militiamen as explaining that the jihadist leader ...

US-led Coalition Says 1,257 Civilians Killed in Anti-IS Air Raids

BAS News - 2019-03-29 22:13
ERBIL - A total of 1,257 civilians have been killed in Iraq and Syria since the US-led international coalition started airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group in the two countries in 2014, the coalition said in a statement. According to ...

A Dozen Killed, Wounded in Airstrikes on Iranian Weapons Depots in Syria

BAS News - 2019-03-28 18:03
ERBIL - Airstrikes targeting Iranian arms depots in Syria took place overnight on Wednesday resulting in the killing or wounding of 12 people, a monitoring group said on Thursday. Israel was said to have carried out the air raids which targeted the Irani ...

‘They are not broken’: The Islamic State didn’t surrender, U.S. general says, it began to morph | National Post

Nationalpost - 2019-03-28 15:53

Diyala: Iraqi Soldier Killed by IS

BAS News - 2019-03-26 20:35
ERBIL - An Iraqi soldier was killed by the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) in Diyala province on Tuesday while the militant group has, over a year ago in Iraq and recently in Syria, been announced as fully defeated. The Iraqi army soldier was on dut ...

Syrian Kurds call for international court to try Islamic State militants

E-Kurd - 2019-03-25 21:44
AIN ISSA, Syria,— Syria’s Kurds on Monday called for an international court to be set up in the country to try suspected Islamic State group jihadists following the announced fall of their “caliphate”. IS imposed its brutal interpretation of Islam on mil ...

Despite “Islamic State” defeat: Hundreds of children will forever be missing

Ezîdî Press Kurdistan - 2019-03-25 01:10
Baghouz. With the final offensive against the terrorist militia “Islamic State” (IS) in Syria hopes were high that thousands of missing Ezidi women and children would be freed. Almost five years ago, the IS terrorist organization kidnapped and enslaved u ...

Kurdish autonomy in Syria under threat after Islamic State ‘caliphate’ falls

E-Kurd - 2019-03-23 12:33
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Now the Islamic State group’s “caliphate” has fallen, the hard-won limited autonomy of Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) will be left in peril if their key US ally goes ahead with its announced pullout. On Saturday, the Kurd ...

Islamic State defeated, ‘caliphate’ eliminated, Syrian Kurds declare

E-Kurd - 2019-03-23 12:33
BAGHOUZ, Syria,— Islamic State has been defeated at its final shred of territory of Baghouz in Syria, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Saturday, announcing the end of its self-declared “caliphate” that once spanned a third of Iraq a ...

Trump says Islamic State no longer holds any territory in Syria, but Kurds still battling ISIS

E-Kurd - 2019-03-22 21:01
WASHINGTON,— U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that the Kurdish-led forces backed US-led coalition air strikes had dislodged the Islamic State militant group from its last holdout in Syria. “Here’s ISIS on Election Day. And here’s ISIS right now ...

Retort to narrative ‘The recurring fallacies of separatist organizations in Syria’ by Vakkas Dogantekin

E-Kurd - 2019-03-12 11:20
Omar Sindi | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Retort to narrative “The recurring fallacies of separatist organizations in Syria”‘ by Vakkas Dogantekin. You guys (the Turks) are nothing more than a bunch of illiterate horse riders who came from the Mongolian platea ...

Syria: Yezidi Woman, 14 Children Freed from IS

BAS News - 2019-03-06 19:35
ERBIL - A Yezidi woman and 14 children were liberated from the Islamic State (IS) in Syria on Wednesday by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The 15 civilians were freed from the eastern province of Deir ez-Zor where the militant group is losing the las ...

Islamic State’s last bastion would be crushed in a week, Syrian Kurdish commander

E-Kurd - 2019-03-01 13:06
Omar Oil Field, Syria,— The top commander of the Kurdish-led force fighting the Islamic State group in Syria said Thursday that the jihadists’ last bastion would be crushed within about a week. Mazloum Kobani, the general commander of the US-backed Syria ...

French IS Media Official Killed in Eastern Syria: Coalition

BAS News - 2019-02-28 23:16
ERBIL - The French Islamic State media official, Abu Anas al Faransi, has reportedly been killed in the Syrian eastern province of Deir ez-Zor, the US-led international coalition said on Thursday. Al Faransi, who was also known as Fabien Clain, was targe ...